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HER Number:MDV3148
Name:Ermington, St Peter and St Paul


Parish Church, mainly 13th to 15th century, although some of the fabric of the Norman church may survive. Restored circa 1889.


Grid Reference:SX 638 532
Map Sheet:SX65SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishErmington
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishERMINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Church of England HER: 5350
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65SW/6
  • Old Listed Building Ref (I): 100311

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PARISH CHURCH (XIII to XIX - 1201 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

A.L.R, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV166196.

Two 16th century helmets and gauntlets can be seen over the stratchleigh monument (a. L. R. ).

ADDLESHAW, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV166197.

Example of a church with the altar in the middle of the chancel with railings all round, a fashion said to have started about 1635. No longer arranged in this way (addleshaw).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV166199.

Masson phillips, e. N.(ed), + worth, r. H. /tda/111(1979)170/church geology.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV166200.

Thompson, a. H. /arch. J. /70(1913)485.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV166201.

A. L. R. /dcnq/11,pt.1(1920-1921)93/armour, helmets, etc. In devon and cornwall.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV166202.

Addlashaw, g. W. O. /dcnq/22(1942-1946)165/arrangements of the chancels in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV166203.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV166204.

Des=dean milles parochial history/questionnaire/(1747-62)/summary(m. Dodd, 2003)/in smr.

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV326117.

Church of st. Peter and st. Paul. C13, c14 and c15, although some of the fabric of the norman church may survive. Restored by j. D. Sedding circa 1889. Stone rubble with freestone dressings and slate roofs. Nave and chancel in one, the chancel c14. Perpendicular architecture. See doe list for full details (doe).

Masson Phillips, E. N., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV5785.

Ermington parish church, st. Peter & st. Paul. Erme valley granite containing pinite is used in the porch of this church (masson phillips).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV166196Migrated Record: A.L.R.
SDV166197Migrated Record: ADDLESHAW.
SDV166199Migrated Record:
SDV166200Migrated Record:
SDV166201Migrated Record:
SDV166202Migrated Record:
SDV166203Migrated Record:
SDV166204Migrated Record:
SDV326117Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV5785Migrated Record: Masson Phillips, E. N..

Associated Monuments

MDV107158Parent of: Ermington Boer War Memorial (Monument)
MDV106744Parent of: World War I War Memorial Board, St Peter and St Paul's Church (Monument)
MDV106745Parent of: World War II Memorial Board, St Peter and St Paul's Church (Monument)
MDV3150Related to: Ermington Cross (Monument)
MDV35277Related to: Lych Gate, St Peter and St Paul's Church (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 22 2018 1:41PM